People: Ex-Goldman exec joins PMC; Fullerton gets fund management nod in China


People: Ex-Goldman exec joins PMC; Fullerton gets fund management nod in China

State-owned Japan bank picks 5% in Asia-focused M&A advisor BDA Partners

DBJ is among a gamut of Japanese institutions which are increasingly looking at SEA

There is no blueprint for success in consumer brands: Arjun Anand

Only those PE-backed companies that have built up enough scale and profitability have been able to opt for initial share sales.

Singapore: Logistics firm Ninja Van raising $60m for expansion

PE firm Abraaj Group is learnt to be is participating in the new Series C round.

Singapore: Razer proposes RazerPay e-payments system

Razer has proposed the launch of e-payments systems and unified e-payment standards in the city-state.

China’s HNA launches $1b bid for Singaporean logistics firm CWT

The formal offer was made after HNA received a go-ahead from its shareholders.

SG Dealbook: ACE sets up global centre for startups; Noble unit offloads JV stake

Singapore’s government has launched the ACE International Centre while Noble Group is divesting coal assets. 

People: AXA IM-Real Assets loses global head of Asia; Pictet WM gets Asia CIO

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (AXA IM – Real Assets), which is shifting its Asia Pacific headquarter to Tokyo, will see its long-time executive Frank Khoo leave the firm while Pictet Wealth Management has appointed former Edmond de Rothschild banker David Gaud as its Chief Investment Officer, Asia. AXA… Read more »

Singapore music platform BandLab acquires UK’s livestreaming service

This is the latest business consolidation move by the Singapore music making platform

Singapore: Point Hope, Baker Tech to invest $50m in EMAS Offshore restructuring

The company is a unit of embattled offshore services firm Ezra Holdings, which has filed for bankruptcy.